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Kilcatherine Church589 views
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Kilmichael Dursey Island1019 viewsThe Last photo of the 7th century Church on Dursey Island. Several months later the gable end collapsed in a gale
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Lace Making Group. 1906432 viewsA Lace Class was started by the Congested District Board, Castletownbere on the 10th March 1906. Miss Mary Roche was the first teacher. At a later date this industry was taken over by the Sisters of Mercy. The Industry flourished; employment and training in machine knitting and in the making of Limerick Lace were given to many girls in Beara. The lace Class was discontinued in the late 1940’s.
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Mass353 viewsCorpus Christi Mass in the Square, Castletownbere, Late 1970’s
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Monastic Ruin Dursey Island341 views
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Old Church340 viewsInterior of the old church, Castletownbere. Demolished in 1910
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The Old Church Castletownbere 1909343 views
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In London347 viewsSeated: Josie Harrington (Caherkeem), Fr Paddy Harrington (Eyeries) Bishop Eamonn Casey, Fr Oliver O’Sullivan (Allihies)
Standing Left to Right: Jerry Harrington (Caherkeem)
Maureen Harrington (Knockoura) Denis O’Sullivan (Urhan) Fr Dermot Nash (Eyeries), Joe Sheehan (Urhan)
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Church of the Sacred Heart 1911336 views
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